7.1 surround sound Stories February 9, 2015

HyperX, the gaming peripheral/accessory division of Kingston, has officially announced its second generation Cloud II headset today. Along with all of the features of the original HyperX Clouds, this time around the company has built-in a specially designed DSP based sound card with 7.1 virtual surround sound.

Head below for more details, a product intro video and how to get a free 16GB flash drive with the new Cloud II headset from Amazon: expand full story

7.1 surround sound Stories February 21, 2014

expiredGaming Headphones: Logitech G430s w/ surround sound: $40 (Reg. $80), Turtle Beach Z300s: $128 (Reg. $200), more

Update: The G430 headset is now also available at Amazon for $40 with free shipping.

We’ve spotted a few nice gaming headphone deals today including the Logitech G430 Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset for $40 shipped as part of Best Buy’s Deal of the Day. That’s 50% off the original listing, $25 better than Amazon’s current price, and the lowest price we can find. Along with Dolby 7.1 playback, these cans feature soft sport cloth earcups with 90-degree swivel, noise-cancelling boom mic (Reduces background noise for clear voice pick up), and on-cable sound controls. They have received a 4.2/5 star review from nearly 160 Amazon customers.

Next up, we have the Turtle Beach Ear Force Z300 Wireless Amplified Stereo PC Gaming Headset for $122 + $6 shipping. That’s $77 off the original listing and best price we’ve this model go for. With the Z300s feature dual-pairing Bluetooth, which allows you to take calls while gaming and make use of separate volume controls for both. You’ll also get an included mobile device cable for on-the-go use, and up to 15 hours of play from the built-in Lithium Polymer battery (of which you can charge and play simultaneously).

Lastly, you can grab the Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Rage Wireless Gaming Headset for just $58 shipped, a savings of $42 off the regular price and beats the lowest we’ve seen by $10. These feature wireless audio using a USB transmitter, SBX Pro Studio sound technologies, SB Prism tech (16 million color illuminated earcups), and the boom mic can be detached for normal music listening etc.

Be sure to check the rest of our non-gaming specific headphone deals including earbuds starting at $24 and Monster over-ears for $150 off.

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